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I Ain't Gonna Paint No More! by Karen…

I Ain't Gonna Paint No More!

by Karen Beaumont

Other authors: David Catrow (Illustrator)

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I always fall into almost singing the first one to the tune of There Ain’t No Bugs on Me. The storyline hilariously satisfies a child’s urge to paint all over their body, making a huge mess, until she is caught. Within its lines, however, require the reader/listener to identify the body part that rhymes with its preceding text. What a fun way to teach basic anatomy!
  carrier3 | May 31, 2016 |
This is a funny twist on the original song and instead of singing It Ain't Gonna Rain No More, a little boy changes it to he Ain't Gonna Paint No More. The reader instantly understands through the colorful illustrations that the boy has taken to painting himself and his house rather than his paper and he has found himself in trouble with his mother. Readers will adore the rhyming song where they can anticipate what the next body part is the he is painting before seeing it. The final page has a humorous twist that children are sure to enjoy. The illustrations are boldly placed, some taking up both pages, even if they are single page the placement of the text and the illustrations work together to draw readers attention in and hold it captive.
  Keinhorn | Mar 12, 2016 |
Banned from painting our protagonist says he "ain't gonna paint no more!" just you know some red on his head and black on his back.
  Stephanie_Addison | Dec 4, 2015 |
This book was pure bliss, very cute and can be read to the tune of the song it's written after. Very colorful. ( )
  KassRuiz | Dec 3, 2015 |
Funny story for younger students about a mischievous painter who wants to paint everything. Students can start to predict words that are upcoming because they rhyme with the previous page. Students can also memorize this story to sing along with body movements.
  KyleeO | Nov 30, 2015 |
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One day my mama caught me paintin' pictures on the floor and the ceiling and the walls and the curtains and the door, and I heard my mama holler like I never did before..."Ya ain't a-gonna paint no more!"
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A dab of blue here, a splash of red there, a goopy smear of green . . . everywhere. To the tune of "It Ain't Gonna Rain No More," one creative kid floods his world with color, painting first the walls, then the ceiling, then HIMSELF! Before this feisty artist is through, he'll have painted his head, back, hands, legs, feet, and . . . Oh no--here comes Mama!

Karen Beaumont's zippy text and David Catrow's zany illustrations turn an infamous childhood activity into raucous storytime fun, giving a silly twist to the fine art of self-expression.

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In the rhythm of a familiar folk song, a child cannot resist adding one more dab of paint in surprising places.

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